May 11, 2022 NBA Playoff StatCap

Who Got It Done Player Spotlight – Giannis Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo showed up big for the Milwaukee Bucks putting up 40 points and 11 rebounds in a pivotal 110-107 Game 5 win over the Boston Celtics to go up 3-2 in their Eastern Conference Semifinals Playoff Series. This was his sixth postseason game of at least 40-points, 10 rebounds. Rk Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS +/- GmSc 1 Tyus Jones MEM…

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May 9, 2022 NBA Playoff StatCap: Horford helps C’s swipe Game 4

Who Got It Done Player Spotlight – Al Horford It seemed that the Bucks were seizing control of Game 4 until Giannis Antetokounmpo dunked on Al Horford and stared him down. That woke the veteran big man up , and he scored 16 of his 30 points in the game’s final stanza, including going 6-6 from the floor in the period and a get-back slam on Giannis, as the Celtics to snatched Game 4 from the Milwaukee Bucks, 116-108. Horford also added 8 rebounds and 3 assists and was a…

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May 7, 2022 NBA Playoff StatCap

Who Got It Done Player Spotlight After showing some signs in the second half of their Game 2 defeat, Giannis got loose in Game 3, scoring 42 points , snapping up 12 rebounds and giving out 8 helpers in the Bucks 103-101 win to take 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference Semifinals series. Rk Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS +/- GmSc 1 Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL BOS W 38:54 16 30 .533…

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May 3, 2022 NBA Playoff StatCap: Ja explodes for 47

Who Got It Done Player Spotlight- Ja Morant After dropping a near 30-point triple-double in the Game 1 loss against the Warriors, Morant was even better in Game 2. In what was essentially a must-win game, Morant scored 47 points , handed out 8 assists and grabbed 8 rebounds and was a +13 in leading the Grizzlies to a 106-101 series-tying win over the Warriors. Rk Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS…

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Game 1 of Warriors/Grizzlies are what we love about the playoffs

I would like to put in an order for six more games of this, please. Game 1 of the Grizzlies/Warriors Western Semifinals had all of the things we love about playoff basketball- intense, physical play, a hotly contested back and forth ballgame that literally came down to the last possession and stars making big time plays. a 13-point lead at 42-29 was quickly sliced to 3, as the lead was quickly sliced to three as Golden State’s off-ball movement and pinpoint passes from Draymond Green and others picked the Memphis…

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Stephen Curry says why he wouldn’t want to play with Lebron James

Stephen Curry made some waves a few weeks ago when asked if he wanted to play with Lebron, which was in response to comments the Lakers superstar made on his show in which he said Curry was a player he’d like to play with. In responding to the statement in an interview with 95.7 ”The Game”, Curry, softly poo-pooed the idea of joining forces with Lebron, amongst other things, saying he ”was good”on that ever becoming a reality. In a recent sit-down with Draymond Green, the all-time three point leader…

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Klay Thompson is back and I am happy about that ( and you should be too)

In the 941 days since Klay Thompson last played in an nba game, Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States,  there was insurrection by domestic terrorists, we lost the great Kobe Bryant, the NBA had a four-month pandemic stoppage and played a postseason in a bubble at Disney World, Rajon Rondo has played for three NBA teams and Russell Westbrook has been traded three times.  The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 96-82 but that also seemed secondary because Sunday night Klay Thompson, the Golden State Warriors , their…

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Golden State Warriors updates on James Wiseman and Klay Thompson

Since their defeat in the 2019 NBA Finals at the hands of Kawhi Leonard, their quest to reascend to the summit of the NBA’s Mount Olympus has been hampered by injuries. Whether is was Stephen Curry being limited to only five games in 2019-20 or Klay Thompson missing the last two seasons with ACL and Achilles tears, the Warriors team that has been on the floor has had little resemblance of the team we saw competing for an winning three championships over a five-year span. Even lottery pick James Wiseman,…

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Andre Iguodala signs with Warriors

From Adam Wells of B\R Andre Iguodala has found a new home after agreeing to a deal with the Golden State Warriors.  Iguodala told Jonathan Abrams of the New York Timeshe intends to sign a one-year deal with the Warriors that will allow him to end his career with the franchise:  “Who would have thought I’d have the opportunity to go back to the place where I was able to have, whatever you want to call it, legacy years, in terms of the accomplishments, winning multiple championships, the relationships that I was able to build…

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NBA 2021Draft Lottery Odds

The hope that fuels every NBA offseason will commence with Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery. The new anti-tanking rules mean that at most, a team has only a 14% chance of snagging the number 1 pick. Probabilities of getting the #1 overall pick in tonight’s lottery Team. #1 Odds Percentage HOU 14.0 DET 14.0 ORL 14.0 OKC 12.5 CLE 10.5 MIN 9.0 TOR 7.5 CHI 6.0 SAC 4.5 NOP 3.0 CHO 2.0 SAS 1.5 IND 1.0 GSW 0.5 Other pick possibilities to track: Houston Rockets: If pick falls outside top…

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